COVID-19 Strain: Healthcare Workers Increasingly Seek Mental Health Help

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen a steep decrease in mental healthTrusted Source across different groups, while new researchTrusted Source finds doctors are also reaching their limits during the pandemic.

Canadian researchers analyzed anonymous data from an Ontario database involving 34,000 physicians who had 50,000 mental health visits during the first year of the pandemic.

They found that 27 percent more Ontario doctors sought help for burnout and substance misuse in the first year of the pandemic than in 2019.

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